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Experiences from Developing a Distributed Context Management System for Enabling Adaptivity [chapter]

Nearchos Paspallis, Avraam Chimaris, George A. Papadopoulos
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes our experience with first designing and implementing a basic context management system, and then with extending it to allow context distribution.  ...  While some developers design their systems to be fully self-reliant with regard to context awareness, others aim for more synergistic approaches by allowing context sharing across devices.  ...  Experiences from the Development of the Context System The process of first designing a basic context management system and then extending it to enable distributed context sharing has provided us with  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-72883-2_17 fatcat:lrjvn5vcqzhtzeqtlee2jz7ehq

Collaborative, Dynamic & Complex Systems - Modeling, Provision & Execution

Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Santiago Gomez Saez, Dimka Karastoyanova, Andreas Weiß
2014 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science  
Service orientation has significantly facilitated the development of complex distributed systems spanning multiple organizations.  ...  Furthermore, we contribute an architecture and prototypical implementation, which we evaluate by means of a case study in a Cloud-enabled context-aware pervasive application.  ...  Both top-down and bottomup approaches are required to enable the use of existing software and the development of experiments from scratch.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004852402760286 dblp:conf/closer/AndrikopoulosSKW14 fatcat:is2alzjkzjanxgqbewn52drjni

Management of mobile dynamic adaptation in Cyber-Physical Systems

Rafael Oliveira Vasconcelos, Igor Vasconcelos, Markus Endler
2014 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) and Workshop  
Thus, CPS require a dynamic global network infrastructure where devices are enabled to autonomously adapt to the cyber and physical world events.  ...  In this paper, we present an approach that supports distributed dynamic software adaptations among mobile devices.  ...  While the first experiment measured a local time, the second experiment measured the Round-trip Delay (RTD), which encompasses the time interval from the instant of time the Adaption Manager sends a message  ... 
doi:10.1109/cnsm.2014.7014172 dblp:conf/cnsm/VasconcelosVE14 fatcat:fbee7q4mabd47aneqmhdjz4aqi

Transparent Caching of Virtual Stubs for Improved Performance in Ubiquitous Environments

Lachhman Das Dhomeja, Yasir Arfat Malkani, Asad Ali Shaikh, Ayaz Keerio
2011 International Journal of UbiComp  
Context-awareness is an essential requirement for pervasive computing applications, which enables them to adapt and perform tasks based on context.  ...  Various systems provide reconfiguration support and offer high-level reconfiguration directives to develop adaptive context-aware applications, but do not address this performance bottleneck.  ...  HIGH-LEVEL SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE OF PCRA PCRA is a policy-based context-aware adaptive system that allows developing and executing adaptive context-aware applications using Ponder2 policy specifications.  ... 
doi:10.5121/iju.2011.2401 fatcat:qutiwkukfzhnpij5kr4z7ewo3i

CATS: Context-Aware Triggering System for Next Generation Networks [chapter]

José Simoes, João Goncalves, Telma Mota, Thomas Magedanz
2009 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Together with IP Multimedia Subsystem enable the convergence of telecommunications and web services, allowing the network transport technologies to be abstracted from the services above.  ...  Considering context information, namely location, in order to create new services has become a commercial trend.  ...  The first will be under the European Project C-Cast where a framework to collect data, manage context groups, enable context driven content creation, reason contexts, distribute and efficiently manage  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03841-9_23 fatcat:wsubtrh7kzddnlltus4ng4c37e

Toward Connected Shared Experiences

Pablo Cesar, Rene Kaiser, Marian F. Ursu
2014 Computer  
In such environments, the system's ability to adapt to the context and to social cues is critical to achieving a satisfactory quality of experience.  ...  The authors outline fundamental system requirements and call for the development of new use cases.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported in part by funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) , grant agreement no. ICT-2011-287760.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2014.197 fatcat:xee5paflvbhvlnqcvx4ty4yvdy

Industrial Cyber Physical Systems Supported by Distributed Advanced Data Analytics [chapter]

Jonas Queiroz, Paulo Leitão, Eugénio Oliveira
2017 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
In order to address such requirements and related challenges, Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) promote the development of more intelligent, adaptable and responsiveness supervisory and control systems capable  ...  In this context, this work presents an agent-based industrial CPS, where agents are endowed with data analysis capabilities for distributed, collaborative and adaptive process supervision and control.  ...  key enabler for these systems smart features.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-51100-9_5 fatcat:xmixhokz2bad7iv4r4prsoq4fm

A development framework and methodology for self-adapting applications in ubiquitous computing environments

S. Hallsteinsen, K. Geihs, N. Paspallis, F. Eliassen, G. Horn, J. Lorenzo, A. Mamelli, G.A. Papadopoulos
2012 Journal of Systems and Software  
MUSIC provides a comprehensive software development framework for applications that operate in ubiquitous and dynamic computing environments and adapt to context changes.  ...  applications and services based on a clear separation of business logic, context awareness and adaptation concerns.  ...  Furthermore we thank the anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments and suggestions that helped to improve the quality of the paper substantially.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2012.07.052 fatcat:5omz75wkfvh25ibmni325hjg74

Accord: a programming framework for autonomic applications

Hua Liu, M. Parashar
2006 IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part C (Applications and Reviews)  
However, the inherent complexity, heterogeneity and dynamism of these systems require a change in how the applications are developed and managed.  ...  Programming Frameworks for Distributed System There has been a significant body of research on programming frameworks for parallel and distributed computing over the last few decades.  ...  management system for adaptive scientific and engineering simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmcc.2006.871577 fatcat:z3b7dehkjvhqtnrghw22sy5saq

A Perspective on the Future of Middleware-based Software Engineering

Valerie Issarny, Mauro Caporuscio, Nikolaos Georgantas
2007 Future of Software Engineering (FOSE '07)  
Development of context-aware systems lies in: (i) context management, from sensing the environment for relevant context information to storing related context data in a machine-interpretable way, and (  ...  In addition, middleware shall play a pivotal role in enabling context-awareness by managing: (i) the context sensed from the multitude of networked resources and (ii) consistent adaptation of applications  ... 
doi:10.1109/fose.2007.2 dblp:conf/icse/IssarnyCG07 fatcat:frkdbpnojze3dfku2r2hpynlry

Towards an Adaptive Visualization System in Context-Aware Environments [chapter]

Xiaoyan Bai, David White, David Sundaram
2014 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
To provide good visibility of present and potential future contexts and improve system usability and effectiveness, context-aware systems need support for developing effective visualizations of both context  ...  Although many existing visualization techniques can provide reasonable support for developing visualizations effective under a certain context, they are still weak for maintaining visualization effectiveness  ...  relate together for creating and managing context adaptive visualizations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-05939-6_27 fatcat:f5z5625hlvfb7on3nny66abhqm

Development of Method for Service Support Management in Vehicular Communication Networks

Mindaugas Kurmis, Miroslav Voznak, Gintaras Kucinskas, Darius Drungilas, Zydrunas Lukosius, Sergej Jakovlev, Arunas Andziulis
2017 Advances in Electrical and Electronic Engineering  
It is believed that the obtained scientific results will have positive effect for the future research and development of context awareness and service adaptation systems.  ...  The heterogeneous context awareness data collection subsystems integration is enabled by transforming the acquired data to the highly dynamic intelligent transport systems.  ...  Acknowledgment Authors would like to thank the Project LLI-1 "Joint competence center for smart elderly care social services development" for the opportunity to complete a scientific research.  ... 
doi:10.15598/aeee.v15i4.2388 fatcat:vw545rebhbc3dp5kj35gj3ln2y

A Lightweight Approach for Knowledge Sharing in Distributed Software Teams [chapter]

Walid Maalej, Hans-Jörg Happel
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Our framework enables distributed teams to become more effective by learning from each other's experiences, e.g. on reusing specific components and handling semantic errors.  ...  In collocated software development teams, informal communication is the key enabler for sharing knowledge.  ...  Context System. This layer enables capturing a user's experience and its analysis in order to prepare it for further reuse.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89447-6_4 fatcat:fnej6okrcjbora73jvx2wjecsm

A middleware for managing dynamic software adaptation

Rafael Oliveira Vasconcelos, Igor Vasconcelos, Markus Endler
2014 Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Adaptive and Reflective Middleware - ARM '14  
The design and development of adaptive systems brings new challenges since the dynamism of such systems is a multifaceted concern that range from mechanisms to enable the adaptation on the software level  ...  to the (self-) management of the entire system using adaptation plans or system administrator, for instance.  ...  Thereby, we can enable the development of autonomic managers in charge of managing the whole system.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2677017.2677022 dblp:conf/middleware/VasconcelosVE14 fatcat:u3bso63rwvaatb3ryvoehcb2uu

Towards In-Network Clouds in Future Internet [chapter]

Alex Galis, Stuart Clayman, Laurent Lefevre, Andreas Fischer, Hermann de Meer, Javier Rubio-Loyola, Joan Serrat, Steven Davy
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It also presents the designs and experiments with a number of In-Network Clouds platforms, which have the aim to create a flexible environment for autonomic deployment and management of virtual networks  ...  and services as experimented with and validated on large-scale testbeds.  ...  This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20898-0_2 fatcat:2modv7jf7vdmndog3c2yhgnva4
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